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Adam Kiffmeyer and Jessie Arthur of Sterling announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Rae Kiffmeyer, at noon on April 24, 2013. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 18.75 inches. She joins siblings Kyler and Ally. Her grandparents are Teresa Kiffmeyer of Soldotna and Neil and Connie Arthur of Sterling.

 

The following students are among more than 1,500 students included on the Dean’s List at Bob Jones University in Greenville, N.C., for grades achieved during the Spring 2013 semester:

Sarah Cobb of Ninilchik, a junior studying nursing;

Caleb Daniels of Ninilchik, a junior studying residential construction; and

Esther Pherson of Ninilchik, a senior studying performance studies.

To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.0 GPA.

Anchor Point resident Aranda Koch graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management on May 4.

Marisa Skolnick of Soldotna is among the 2,315 graduates of the University of Alaska Anchorage Class of 2013. She received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology at a celebratory ceremony at the George M. Sullivan Arena in Anchorage on May 5. Her parents are Steven and Leah Skolnick.

Kayla Williams of Soldotna is among the 2,315 graduates of the University of Alaska Anchorage Class of 2013. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing at a celebratory ceremony at the George M. Sullivan Arena in Anchorage on May 5. Her parents are Karen and Tim Delaney.

Caleb Daniels of Ninilchik is among the more than 800 students to graduate from Bob Jones University in Greenville, N.C., during the 86th commencement exercises recently held in Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium on the Bob Jones University campus.

Esther Pherson of Ninilchik is among the more than 800 students to graduate from Bob Jones University in Greenville, N.C., during the 86th commencement exercises recently held in Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium on the Bob Jones University campus.

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